Process Application Platforms 2017: Bonitasoft

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

This report assesses the capabilities of Bonitasoft’s Process Application Platform, and also examines the partners and intellectual property that Bonitasoft’s can offer customers exploring associated technology implementations. This assessment report forms part of a series of reports from MWD Advisors which assesses business process application technology offerings – technology-related capabilities which support organisations wanting to design, […]

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Bees and honeycomb

Slack launches Slack Enterprise Grid

COMMENTARY

Earlier this week, Slack finally unveiled its new offering addressing the needs of large organisations, called Slack Enterprise Grid. As I noted in my article on Slack a couple of weeks back, the new offering is an entirely re-architected platform which ties together the various pockets of Slack adoption across an organisation, bringing centralised security […]

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A peek into IBM Watson Workspace

COMMENTARY

In November, IBM announced a new team collaboration offering called IBM Watson Workspace. Underpinned by cognitive technology, it is designed to complement IBM’s other enterprise collaboration offerings while attracting new customers in this competitive space. I recently got access to the preview version. This week, I’ve had a chance to take a closer look at IBM’s […]

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Dropbox’s billions – what’s in a run-rate?

COMMENTARY

The news that Dropbox revenue has reached the $1Bn annual run-rate marker on Monday has tended to rather over-shadow the company’s other announcements this week (general availability of notetaking tool Dropbox Paper, early access to Smart Sync which unifies access to online and offline folders, new web UI, new price plans for Dropbox Business, etc.). But […]

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What does automation mean for architects?

COMMENTARY

Increasing automation – across core software delivery, IT management and business contexts – needs to be reflected in IT architecture change. Let’s see why. Earlier this week I was lucky enough to be a presenter at January’s CW500 event in London – talking about key business/technology trends and how they’re affecting IT investment and governance. As […]

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Process Application Platforms 2016: OpenText

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

This report assesses the capabilities of OpenText’s Process Application Platform, and also examines the partners and intellectual property that OpenText can offer customers exploring associated technology implementations. This assessment report forms part of a series of reports from MWD Advisors which assesses business process application technology offerings – technology-related capabilities which support organisations wanting to design, […]

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On the Radar: Promapp

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

Promapp, a specialist provider of cloud-based business process mapping and knowledge management tools, offers a compelling solution to the problem of managing process variants. Who? Promapp is a specialist provider of SaaS-based collaborative business process mapping and knowledge management tools. It’s headquartered in New Zealand with additional offices in Australia, the US, and UK. What […]

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On the Radar: ProFinda

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

UK-based start-up ProFinda’s cloud-based technology leverages machine learning to help organisations make the most of their employees’ skills and expertise, through an application that matches skills profiles with specific projects or tasks. Who? London-based ProFinda is a small provider of a cloud-based work and talent optimisation platform that matches individuals’ expertise profiles with task requests […]

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A bigger bowl

Beyond SMB: Slack eyes the enterprise

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

Since its launch in early 2014, cloud-based team collaboration vendor Slack has notched up more than 4 million users and $100 million in annually recurring revenues, and has sparked a frenzy of excitement in the tech media. But the company is now keen to break into the enterprise, and compete on a level with major […]

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